Transportation Sector Review: Winning and Losing Stocks on Dec 14th

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information about today’s action in the Transportation (NYSE:IYT) sector:

Gainers (% price change)

  • US Airways Group, Inc. (NYSE:LCC): The shares closed at $5.59, up $0.4, or 7.71%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $906.21 million. About the company: US Airways Group, Inc. is an air carrier that transports passengers, property, and mail. The Company provides regularly scheduled service at airports in the United States, Canada, Europe, the Caribbean, and Latin America. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Intl. Shipholding Corp. (NYSE:ISH): The shares closed at $19.11, up $0.88, or 4.83%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $138.13 million. About the company: International Shipholding Corporation operates a diversified fleet of vessels that provide maritime transportation service to commercial and governmental customers. The Company’s fleet consists of ocean-going vessels, towboats, river barges, and special purpose barges. International Shipholding operates around the world. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • JetBlue Airways Corp. (NASDAQ:JBLU): The shares closed at $5.12, up $0.2, or 4.07%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.52 billion. About the company: JetBlue Airways Corporation provides nonstop passenger flight service through its Airbus A320 aircraft. The Company’s airline is based in New York’s John F. Kennedy Airport and currently flies to various destinations in the United States. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Universal Truckload (NASDAQ:UACL): The shares closed at $16.45, up $0.53, or 3.33%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $255.88 million. About the company: Universal Truckload Services, Inc. provides non-asset based transportation services throughout the United States and in Canada. The Company primarily operates through a network of independent sales agents and owner-operators. Universal Truckload provides flatbed and dry van operations as well as intermodal support services. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Air Methods Corporation (NASDAQ:AIRM): The shares closed at $80.12, up $2.55, or 3.29%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.02 billion. About the company: Air Methods Corporation provides aeromedical emergency transport services and systems throughout North America. The Company provides transportation services to hospitals throughout the U.S. In addition, Air Methods designs, manufactures, and installs medical aircraft interiors and other aerospace products. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Losers (% price change)

  • Hornbeck Offshore (NYSE:HOS): The shares closed at $31.01, down $1.95, or 5.92%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.05 billion. About the company: Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc. provides marine transportation services to the offshore oil and gas industry. The Company owns and operates deepwater offshore supply vessels in the Gulf of Mexico, which support day-to-day operations of oil drilling rigs and production platforms. Hornbeck also owns and operates ocean going tugs and barges in the northeastern United States and Puerto Rico. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • The Greenbrier Companies (NYSE:GBX): The shares closed at $20.21, down $1.17, or 5.47%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $509.01 million. About the company: The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. supplies transportation equipment and services to the railroad and related industries. The Company’s manufacturing segment produces railcars and marine vessels. Greenbrier also provides repair and refurbishment for intermodal and conventional railcars. In addition, the Company provides complementary leasing and services activities. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Arkansas Best Corporation (NASDAQ:ABFS): The shares closed at $17.02, down $0.92, or 5.13%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $432.68 million. About the company: Arkansas Best Corporation is a diversified holding company involved in motor carrier transportation and intermodal transportation operations. The Company transports a variety of goods around the world. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Quality Distribution, Inc (NASDAQ:QLTY): The shares closed at $9.44, down $0.5, or 5.03%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $225.38 million. About the company: Quality Distribution Inc. operates a dedicated bulk tank network across North America. The Company transports a broad range of chemical products and also provides transportation management, transloading, tank cleaning, dry-bulk handling, and other logistical services. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Rand Logistics, Inc. (NASDAQ:RLOG): The shares closed at $6.38, down $0.28, or 4.2%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $112.74 million. About the company: Rand Logistics, Inc. offers marine shipping services. The Company transports freight between United States and Canadian ports on the Great Lakes. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

(Note: Selected financial data are sourced from Google Finance. All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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